Syringa in a sentence

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Definition of Syringa

  • A genus of plants; the lilac.
  • The mock orange; -- popularly so called because its stems were formerly used as pipestems.
  • genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
  • large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes

How to use syringa in a sentence. Syringa pronunciation.

No, it was not she-only the syringa breathing in the window.
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White, like a bride, with a nosegay of orange-blossoms, and syringa at her throat, she lay there on her bed, with lightly folded hands and the strange aloofness and preoccupation all the dead have.
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Meeting his eyes, she smiled and leaned a little forward in her saddle as though to speak, but his brown eyes troubled her, and all she could say was "Thank you-good-by," and galloped off down the vista through dim, leafy depths heavy with the incense of lilac and syringa.
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La journée était magnifique, c'était une de ces belles journées de juin à la fin desquelles, ma main dans ta main, nous écoutions sous la tonnelle de notre paradis perdu, chanter le rossignol dans ses massifs de syringas.
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I felt intoxicated by the lingering perfumes of the incense, mixed with the fragrance of syringas, jessamine, and roses, and I seemed no longer to touch the ground as I went along.
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It was a hot June morning, and the heavy scent of syringa came in through the high uncurtained windows of the lecture-hall.
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This was not strange, as her little flock were aware of her fondness for flowers, and invariably kept her desk bright with anemones, syringas, and lupines; but, on questioning them, they one and all professed ignorance of the azaleas.
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At the close of two such foolish, idle, happy hours he found himself lying at the feet of the schoolmistress, gazing dreamily in her face as she sat upon the sloping hillside weaving wreaths of laurel and syringa, in very much the same attitude as he had lain when first they met.
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Most of these wreaths were formed of a sweet-scented grass which the children loved to keep in their desks, entwined with the pompon-like plumes of the buckeye and syringa, the wood anemone, and here and there the master noticed the dark blue cowl of the monk's-hood or deadly aconite.
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Yet even such delights had their hour of culmination, and Aristides found himself at high noon back on the road again in a state of feverish excitement, carrying a ravished jay's nest, two pine cones, a dead hare, and a plume of the white syringa.
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There came to him inimitably long summer evenings, with the sky clearest yellow in the north, hours after sunset; dusty white roads, with broad galloping-paths at the side, drenched with heavy dew; the dark, mysterious boskage of Stow Wood; the scent of the syringa in the lane at Beckley; the white mist sheeting the Cherwell vale.
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The old lady has a fine snowball bush and a beauty syringa in front of the house.
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Persian lilacs, syringas, labernums made thickets here and there and covered their heads with bloom.
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The cat-bird called in the syringa thicket at his door, before we said the good-night which was good morning, using the sweet Italian words, and bidding each other the 'Dorma bene' which has the quality of a benediction.
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In the old colonial mansion in which he was born, he dwelt in the embowering leafage, amid the quiet of lawns and garden-plots broken by few noises ruder than those from the elms and the syringas where "The oriole clattered and the cat-bird sang.
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Sometimes one of them would try her front door, and then, with a bridling toss of the head, express that she had forgotten locking it, and slip round to the kitchen; but most of the ladies made their way back at once between the roses and syringas of their grassy door-yards, which were as neat and prim as their own persons, or the best chamber in their white- walled, green-shuttered, story-and-a-half house, and as perfectly kept as the very kitchen itself.
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I MUST crawl under the syringa shade a minute, it's so hot, and anybody has to stop working once in a while, just to get their breath, even if they weren't making poetry.
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Rebecca sprang out from under the syringa bush, eyes flashing with delight as only Rebecca's eyes COULD flash, her face one luminous circle of joyous anticipation.
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Ever since I can remember, a pair of them have built in a gigantic syringa near our front door, and I have known the male to sing almost uninterruptedly during the evenings of early summer till twilight duskened into dark.
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So does the may and the syringa and the new-mown hay and the seaweed.
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Examples of Syringa

Example #1
There ... it had gone by again!
Example #2
Her very perfume had floated past!
Example #3
Only her hair burned about her like molten copper.
Example #4
People thronging there held their breath, or wept to see such still loveliness; and her poor parted lips wore a patient little smile, and her eyelids were pale violet and lay heavy on her cheek.
Example #5
She must say something or go.
Example #6
She could delay no longer; the bridle had been shifted and reshifted to the last second of procrastination.